Welcome to the next instalment of my “living your best life” series. I mean, there’s no official title but that’s the loose theme I am going with! You may have caught my previous posts on keeping your eyesight and dealing with money! I know these topics aren’t particularly sexy but I figure I spend enough time researching these parts of life that they’re probably of interest to you also. Today we’ll look at getting better sleep!
I’ve gone through periods of my life of insomnia and other periods where I couldn’t get to sleep for HOURS but then would be in a deep sleep (and stay conked out through every alarm in the morning). These days I’ll occasionally struggle with both of those issues, but for the most part I get decent sleep and when I mentioned this on twitter a few weeks ago everyone was keen to know the “secret”. There is no real secret and you’ve probably heard a lot of those points before. But in case you struggle like me, I thought I’d share them for you guys in case you struggle in the same way that I do!
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Hey squirrel-friends! This post has been a LONG time coming, so let’s get into it. A quick note that I will be using CA to stand in for Cultural Appropriation throughout this article, and also, I don’t have all the answers and welcome debate/conversation/recommendations PUBLICLY. I’ll explain why. LET’S JUST GET INTO IT.
TALK TO FRANK
Well. Guys, we need to talk.
I haven’t blogged in a while because something wholly unpredictable happened. Let me recap a little. When I started this blog, it was out of frustration; I was fed up with being stuck in various situations I didn’t like in my real life and I thought starting a little online world would make that more interesting. Time carried on, life got great, and quite a few times I switched up my blog manifesto. Most recently just two months ago: I felt like my time travelling had given me real insight on not just my creative output but me as a person. I knew what my mission was. What I wanted to offer, and how I wanted to do that. And that went well.
Grief changes you. I don’t think anyone who has experienced it can argue that. But how, and in what ways? Is it for the better or not? Earlier this week I thought about my dead friends, and the many ways my life has changed since experiencing such Grief. If this sounds like a particularly morbid line of thinking, well I guess it is. But if you can quantify something it’s less likely to overwhelm you and that truly is my jam.
Let’s talk coping mechanisms for relationships that are split between two countries! This is a bit different to a long-distance relationship. What I’m talking about today is where one of you is often away and finding a balance between relationships and travelling for work. All the tips in this post are tried and tested! Both Ryan and I work freelance in industries which require us to tour or travel every now and then.